2. Climbing
Mar 2021
25 Thursday
Apr 2021
16 Friday
Travel Package


66 days before this trip
Arrive Before 12:00 AM
Kathmandu, NP
Group Destinations
Kathmandu, NP
Depart After Apr 16
Group Language
Min / Max Group Size
4 - 12 people
Min Group Size by
Jan 25, 2021
Travel Distance
Recommended Ages
19 +
Trip Duration
23 days, 22 nights
Mar 2021
25 Thursday
Apr 2021
16 Friday
Land Package Cost
2299 USD
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About Group


The Higher Path Treks and Expedition invite you to join our once in a lifetime trek to reach Everest base camp trek and summit island peak 6189m.

March April May 2021 will be a unique opportunity to experience the stunning scenery and warm logistical support by Higher path treks team.

Trek to Everest base camp and climb Kala pattar for spectacular views of Everest and the surrounding peak.

After reaching Everest base camp and climb Kala pattar trek continue island peak base camp and climb Island peak 6189m great views of Lhotse south face, Makalu, Baruntse, Ama dablam and the surrounding peaks.

Essential information

Duration: 16days trek and climb

Date march/ April 2021

Activities: 15day trek 1 day climb summit island peak 6189m

Accommodation: 15night lodge 1 night camping at island peak base camp

Price according group size

Group size: minimum 2 peoples maximum 12 peoples


Group Creator

Sherpa Karma

Group Members

2 participants from 2 countries

Sherpa Karma

Kathmandu, Nepal
Sightseeing, Travel Adventure , Climbing, Trekking

Simon Makibia

Nairobi, Kenya
Gorilla Trekking , Ziplining, game drives

Travel Map

Mar 25 - Apr 16
Day 1
Kathmandu, NP
Kathmandu, Nepal
Domestic flight to Lukla trekking, climbing 12day trip ITINERARY Day 1 Flight to lukla (2800m) Short Trek to Phakding(2610m) We will take a 30min flight to Lukla early in the morning, in which you will get the first glimpse of the mountains. Porters will be introduced at the airport. Then, after breakfast, we will trek towards Phakding through the Dudh Kosi Valley crossing few local style suspension bridges. You will admire the mountains and the green valley, colorful prayer flags and stacks of Mani stones on the way. After this 2-3 hour trek, you will have the rest of the day to explore the village in Phakding. Day 2 Trek to Namche Bazzar(3440m) We will head towards Namche Bazzar. After a short leisurely hike across several suspension bridges, we will climb up to the Sagarmatha National Park entrance, where they will check permits. Then we will climb for 2-3 hours to Namche. There will be two viewing spots where you will get your first look at the Mount Everest. Day 3 Acclimatization Day in Namche or option short trek to Khumjung Climb high, sleep low’ is the motto to avoid Acute Mountain Sickness. Most of the trekkers show the first sign of AMS in or near Namche. Therefore, the day will be spent hiking up and coming back for the night to acclimatize. You will first ascend to Syangboche airstrip and then to Khunde Village passing several Chortens. In a monastery lies the purported Yeti Scalp. Climbing up further to Everest View Hotel, you will enjoy a 360 degree view of the amazing peaks including Mount Everest. Then, we will go back to Namche Bazzar. Day 4 Trek to Pangboche (3900m) Let’s go for an up and down path to Tengboche with an excellent view of peaks like Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse and Kwangde.We will pass the village of Sanasa and then the trail will be dropping down towards Phunki Thanga and climbing up sharply to Tengboche.The climb will pass through the forest of rhododendron, pine, fir, magnolia and birch that starts to thin out as the famous Tengboche monastery comes to view. The area is a cluster of few lodges, a bakery and the monastery. This is the best place for panoramic view of the peaks named earlier. Day 5 Trek to Dingboche (4230m) The route will continue to Dingboche, for a 3-4 hour trek in total. We will spend the night in Dingboche for two night Day 6 Day Trip to 2-3 hours walk You will enjoy some good views of the mountains including Mt. Makalu 5th highest mountain in the world. This hike usually helps with acclimatization. There are chances to see snow leopard on this 2-3 hour hike. Once you arrive there, you will admire the view from the top and descend down to Dingboche. Day 7 Trek to Labuje (4950m) The gradual climb to Lobuche will be pleasant as we will get closer and closer to the snow clad giants. After a 45-60min hike, we will reach Thukla. There, we will make a stop for food and continue up to a flat area where several memorials dedicated to the climbers who died on Everest are erected. Then, we will climb out of the valley and descend to the yak pastures at Lobuche. Day 7 Trek to Gorakshep (5160m) Hike to EBC(5380M) We will pack light for a 2-2.5 hour trek to Gorakshep composed of both easy and hard parts. The path winds between boulders and will be rocky and slippery, but then you will be surrounded by huge mountains. You will see the highest glacier (Khumbu) along the way. After reaching Gorakshep, we will check into a lodge, eat something and head to EBC. Another 1-2 hour hike along Khumbu glacier will bring us to the base camp. The yellow tents of the climbers will become visible as we will reach EBC. Then, you might look around, take pictures, wright you name on boulders before heading back to Gorakshep. Day 9 Climb Kala Pattar (5400m)Trek Down to Dingboche You will notice when up in the Base Camp that the Everest is not completely visible. From Gorak Shep, we will walk down, up and up again to Kalapathar. We will climb up to Kalapather either sunrise or sunset time. It will take 1.5 to 2 hours. You will have the best view of Mount Everest, Nuptse and Changtse with a little of Lhotse from here. Then we will return to Gorakshep for food and descend to Dingboche. Day 10 Trek to Chukkung (4760m) From Dingboche to Chukkung, the trek will be about 2 hour long and easy. Chukkung is a beautiful valley nestled between mountains like Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Imja Tse etc. You will appreciate a really good and close view of these mountains and their glaciers. The river Imja Khola runs past the Chukkung village where we will be lodging. Day 11 Trek to Island Peak Base camp (5200m) After breakfast, we will trek towards south, turn east and enter the main valley. We will walk along the stream and pass Imja and Lhotse glacier moraine before reaching the valley where we will camp in tents. From the camp you will see the southwestern face of the Imja Tse (Island Peak). Day 12 Climb Island Peak / Return to Chhukyng We will walk toward the summit aroung 01:00 to 02:00am. It will take about 2 hours to reach the High camp, then we will climb the rock gully. We will follow a ridge-line to the summit glacier and climb up a steep snow slope to reach the summit. There, you will get an excellent view of the mountains. After spending some time htere, we will go back to high camp to base camp and all the way back to Chhukung. Day 13 Buffer day Just in case of bad weather or any health problem, we will use this day on the base camp or further down on the trail. Whenever you may needed this buffer day, you will be able to use it Day 14 From Chhukung, we will walk down towards Pangboche day 15 Trek to Namche Bazzer We will walk for 6 to 7 hours, retracing our steps back to Namche Bazzar DAY 16 Trek to Lukla We will go for a 6 to 7 hour walk back to Lukla, where we will spend the night. This will be your last day in the mountains so it will be a good time to relax, enjoy and celebrate your success. Day 17 Early Flight to Kathmandu On this final day, we will take an early flight back to Kathmandu. Sitting on the right side of the plane, you will be able to take a last look at the mountains. We will say farewell once we arrive in Kathmandu. May you enjoy the rest of your stay in Nepal!